Practical Reproductive and Developmental Toxicology Course - May 8-12, 2017
Hosted by the Teratology Society and American College of Toxicology,
in collaboration with
the Thomas Jefferson University College of Biomedical Sciences
This joint Teratology Society/American College of Toxicology course is designed to provide a basic understanding in reproductive and developmental biology and principles of various testing approaches for reproductive and developmental toxicology, with strong emphasis on the practical application of these principles and interpretation of nonclinical safety data as well as risk assessment. The intended audience for this course includes industrial and regulatory scientists, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows.
Monday, May 8 (8:15 AM-5:00 PM)
Female Reproductive Biology/Toxicology, Aileen Keating, Iowa State University
Male Reproductive Biology/Toxicology, Justin M. Conley, US Environmental Protection Agency
Embryology: from Fertilization to Neural Tube/Somite Formation, E. Sid Hunter, US Environmental Protection Agency
Cellular and Molecular Analysis of Development, Rocky S. Tuan, University of Pittsburgh
PK/ADME of Xenobiotics/Chemicals during Pregnancy/Lactation and in Fetus/Newborn, Hugh A. Barton, Pfizer Inc.
Please join us for a reception following the class on Monday, May 8. This light-fare reception, which is included in the registration fee, allows for fellow course attendees, course organizers, and speakers to interact and network in a casual atmosphere. Hors d’oeuvres, plus drink tickets will be provided.
Tuesday, May 9 (8:15 AM–4:15 PM)
Principles of Abnormal Development, Gerald B. Gunwald, Thomas Jefferson University
Normal and Abnormal Development of the Musculoskeletal System and Limbs, John M. Rogers, US Environmental Protection Agency
Normal and Abnormal Development of the Nervous System, Charles V. Vorhees, University of Cincinnati
Normal and Abnormal Development of Head and Neck, Kathleen Sulik, University of North Carolina
Wednesday, May 10 (8:15 AM–3:45 PM)
Normal and Abnormal Development of the Respiratory and Digestive Systems, John M. DeSesso, Exponent
Normal and Abnormal Development of the Cardiovascular System, John M. DeSesso, Exponent
Normal and Abnormal Development of the Urogenital System, Michael Hsieh, George Washington University
Developmental Immunotoxicology, Michael Hsieh, George Washington University
Overview of Regulatory Reproductive Toxicology, Alan M. Hoberman, Charles River
Thursday, May 11 (8:00 AM–4:15 PM)
Male/Female Fertility Testing, Donald G. Stump, Charles River
Developmental Toxicity Testing, Christopher J. Bowman, Pfizer
Pre- and Postnatal Development/Multigeneration/Extended 1-Generation Testing, Susan L. Makris, US Environmental Protection Agency
Data Interpretation, Alan M. Hoberman, Charles River
Future of Reproductive and Developmental Toxicity Testing, Thomas B. Knudsen, US Environmental Protection Agency
Friday, May 12 (8:00 AM–11:15 AM)
Juvenile Animals Toxicity Testing, Susan B. Laffan, GlaxoSmithKline
Risk Assessment for Pharmaceuticals, Melissa S. Tassinari, Independent Consultant
Risk Assessment for Agricultural and Industrial Chemicals, Anna B. Lowit, US Environmental Protection Agency
Daily continental breakfast, snack breaks, and lunch are provided as part of the registration. Detailed course handouts will be provided electronically. Participants must bring personal computer to view materials.
Kok Wah Hew, PhD, DABT, ATS, Takeda Pharmaceutical Company, Chair
Elaine Z. Francis, PhD, Sandcastle Toxicology Associates
Alan M. Hoberman, PhD, DABT, ATS, Charles River Laboratories
Christopher Lau, PhD, US Environmental Protection Agency
Registration Fee Chart
|By Mar. 10||Mar. 10–April 21|
|ACT/Teratology Society Member||$1,295||$1,395|
|ACT/Teratology Student and Postdoc Member||$ 995||$1,095|
|ACT/Teratology Society Member Group Rate
(3 or more from same company)
|Nonmember Group Rate
(3 or more from same company)
$75 Processing Fee will be charged before 2/21/17; 50% refund if canceled before 3/21/17; After 3/21/17 no fees will be refunded.
Location / Housing / Transportation
Please visit the Course website for details.